Donetsk, Aug 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 56 times this week, said DPR People's Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

"Over the past week 56 shelling incidents were recorded, 17 townships were targeted with mortars, anti-tank guided missiles, IFVs, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms."

Over this period, the enemy fired 112 mortar rounds and 455 grenade launcher rounds.

Eleven houses and infrastructural facilities have been damaged.
An indefinite ceasefire came into force in Donbass in the night of July 20-21 as it has been agreed to by the Contact Group in Minsk.

The new ceasefire agreement includes provisions for disciplinary measures against perpetrators, ban on offensive, sabotage and reconnaissance operations, ban on any fire including sniper fire, deployment of heavy weapons to populated areas and, first of all, civilian infrastructural objects such as schools, kindergartens, hospitals and public places. *ot